Increase in suicides for Māori and teens, latest stats show

Ko e lahi taha ‘eni ‘i Nu’u Sila kuo a’usia ‘i he taonakita ‘a e kau Maoli mo e kakai Pasifiki tautefito ki he to’utupu, ‘i hono lekooti mei he ta’u kuo ‘osi’.

By Radio New Zealand International The number of people dying by suicide in the last year has been the highest ever recorded, with a sharp increase among teenagers and Māori, new figures show. Chief coroner Judge Deborah Marshall has released the annual provisional suicide statistics. They show in the year to 30 June, 685 people…

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